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#Animals

# animals - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment Animal Abuse

Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment

Police began hunting for the cub after noticing selfies on social media of a man and the cub.

# animals - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya A Mighty Shade Of Pale This post contains videos

Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya

The giraffes have a condition known as leucism.

# animals - Monday 11 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA Good News

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

# animals - Friday 8 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers Longford

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

# animals - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin German Shepherd

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin

The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.

From TheJournal.ie First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park Pride Of Cork This post contains images

First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park

Asian lions are endangered as there are only about 500 individuals remaining in the wild.

# animals - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme Sydney

Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme

Officials say the scheme helps develop life skills for inmates preparing for the outside world.

# animals - Monday 21 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing Animal Welfare

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing

A total of 3,000 rats and 21,000 mice were used in Trinity College Dublin in 2016 alone.

# animals - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's restricted dog-breed list looks like it's here to stay Muzzled

Ireland's restricted dog-breed list looks like it's here to stay

The government says it has no plans to change the laws.

# animals - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These dogs were seized today at Dublin Port because they had no passports Dog Days

These dogs were seized today at Dublin Port because they had no passports

A follow up investigation is now underway.

# animals - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We're struggling to keep the doors open': Donkey sanctuary appeals for money Donegal

'We're struggling to keep the doors open': Donkey sanctuary appeals for money

About 70 donkeys are currently being looked after there.

# animals - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate Easter Warning

Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate

Dogs Trust has released a warning to pet owners this Easter.

# animals - Saturday 8 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief Blennies

Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief

Experiments using lab mice found the rodents showed no sign of pain once injected with the fish venom.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia's 'selfie monkey' threatened by hunger for its meat Candid

Indonesia's 'selfie monkey' threatened by hunger for its meat

The native Indonesian monkeys are eaten by locals who compare them to ‘wild boar or dog’.

# animals - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of five tigers with missing organs found in Vietnamese man's freezer Animals

Bodies of five tigers with missing organs found in Vietnamese man's freezer

Tiger bones are commonly boiled down and mixed with rice wine in Vietnam, a mixture believed to treat arthritis and promote strength.

# animals - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else' ANIMAL RESCUE

Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else'

Last night’s Claire Byrne Live investigation alleged charity Animal Heaven Animal Rescue had deficiencies in its bookkeeping, fundraising and financial transparency.

# animals - Thursday 12 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut Animal Welfare

Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut

She had claimed she did not have a proper muzzle for the dog.

# animals - Thursday 5 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People in the UAE will no longer be able to keep cheetahs and tigers as pets Cheetahs Never Prosper

People in the UAE will no longer be able to keep cheetahs and tigers as pets

The new law bans dealing in and ownership of “all types of wild and domesticated but dangerous animals”.

# animals - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Competitive males are a blessing and a curse Lion Kings

Competitive males are a blessing and a curse

In the animal kingdom, anyway.

# animals - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Anger after horse dealer posts pictures of zebra in Laois stables Animals

Anger after horse dealer posts pictures of zebra in Laois stables

Photos of the zebra popped up on Facebook last night.

# animals - Monday 12 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Reindeer are shrinking: Warmer weather threatens Christmas icon Oh Deer

Reindeer are shrinking: Warmer weather threatens Christmas icon

And before you use that Father Ted joke – no, the reindeer aren’t just far away.

# animals - Sunday 4 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a painful life, but the most beautiful there is': A reindeer herd's journey to their winter home Transhumance

'It's a painful life, but the most beautiful there is': A reindeer herd's journey to their winter home

“Margret Fjellstrom’s lasso whirls above her furred hat as she shouts out orders to her helpers.”

# animals - Saturday 19 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 8 animals with the best comic timing in the world this year Howling

The 8 animals with the best comic timing in the world this year

The animal kingdom: admired for being beautiful, powerful, diverse… and absolutely hilarious.

# animals - Monday 14 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge The 'dancing bears' absolutely stole the show on Planet Earth II last night Shake It

The 'dancing bears' absolutely stole the show on Planet Earth II last night

~My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard~

# animals - Friday 11 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Zimbabwe drops charges against hunter of Cecil the lion Flawed Charges

Zimbabwe drops charges against hunter of Cecil the lion

Cecil the lion was killed for sport by a US dentist in 2015, which enraged people around the world.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn pet owners to be responsible after finding abandoned kittens in suitcase Dublin

Gardaí warn pet owners to be responsible after finding abandoned kittens in suitcase

The DSPCA has re-homed over 900 cats and kittens to date in 2016, an increase on previous years.

# animals - Monday 7 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Australian police stop woman in the street, find koala in her bag Koala Boola

Australian police stop woman in the street, find koala in her bag

The marsupial was handed to the RSPCA, an animal protection charity, which named him Alfred.

# animals - Saturday 29 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Just 17 people and animals getting awful bad frights Broo Scared Ya

Just 17 people and animals getting awful bad frights

It shouldn’t be so funny, but it is.

# animals - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bullfighting ban in Catalonia is cancelled as it is 'part of Spain's heritage' Unconstitutional

Bullfighting ban in Catalonia is cancelled as it is 'part of Spain's heritage'

Catalonia’s regional parliament voted to abolish bullfighting from January 1, 2012 after animal rights groups garnered 180,000 signatures for a petition.

# animals - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dublin manager Jim Gavin plays "groomsman" to 5,300 animals being airlifted to Africa Bóthar Ark

Dublin manager Jim Gavin plays "groomsman" to 5,300 animals being airlifted to Africa

The Bóthar Ark has flown with a cargo of Irish-donated animals which will be presented to farming families in Rwanda.

# animals - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 of the most Dublin Zoo things that ever happened Bosco's Door

14 of the most Dublin Zoo things that ever happened

It’s the most wonderful place.

# animals - Monday 26 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year Animal Welfare

3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year

The ISPCA also was involved in 35 prosecutions.

# animals - Friday 16 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port We Want Them

Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port

The dogs will now be looking for new homes.

# animals - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hawaii's banning people from swimming with dolphins. Tour operators aren't happy Fin

Hawaii's banning people from swimming with dolphins. Tour operators aren't happy

Federal regulators are concerned that human contact is stressing out the dolphins.

# animals - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in Tipping The Scales This post contains videos This post contains images

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in

It helps zookeepers monitor the animals’ health and well-being.

# animals - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie DSPCA slams 'horrific' puppy trafficking after 23 dogs are seized at Dublin Port England Bound This post contains images

DSPCA slams 'horrific' puppy trafficking after 23 dogs are seized at Dublin Port

The dogs are receiving veterinary care, after being found by gardaí.

# animals - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This kind air hostess adopted a stray dog that waited outside her hotel for six months Bring Me Home

# animals - Monday 8 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork ISPCA

34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork

Some of the cats and kittens had to be humanely euthanised on veterinary advice.

# animals - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Kids on Amish farms are less likely to get asthma - a new study explains why Animal Farm

Kids on Amish farms are less likely to get asthma - a new study explains why

Researchers have pinpointed the reason for the low-rates of asthma in children living on Amish farms.

# animals - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses Animal Welfare

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

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